Trails and Terrain
What makes Northwoods Legendary?
One of the most popular areas of Vail Mountain, Northwoods offers easy access to some of the best terrain on Vail Mountain. This area can be ridden all day! The lift ride is quick, is the first to open, and the last to close for the day. Speaking of lift rides (pending Forest Service approval), Chair #11 will be upgraded to a six pack for the 2017-18 season, reducing wait times and increasing uphill capacity by 25%. For the early morning powder seekers, Northwoods is the place to go. It offers terrain of varying steepness and difficulty, and suitable for all types of skiing, whether you enjoy the open fields of Northstar, or the tree skiing in Snag Park.Read More»
What makes Golden Peak Legendary? The quaint village atmosphere of Golden Peak is home to our renowned Ski & Snowboard School, is the host of some of our Signature events, and offers hassle free access to the mountain via Riva Bahn Express Lift. (#6)Read More»
What makes Sun Up & Sun Down Bowl Legendary?
Sun Up & Sun Down will likely be your first view of the iconic Back Bowls of Vail, and it is nothing short of inspiring.Read More»
What makes China Bowl Legendary? Years before it was officially open to skiers, China Bowl had been named for its headwall, visible now from the top of Orient Express, Chair 21. This long limestone formation reminded early Vail skiers of the Great Wall of China.Read More»
What makes Siberia & Mongolia Bowl Legendary? Looking for some perspective on Vail’s 5,289 skiable acres? Head out to Siberia & Mongolia Bowls to experience truly expansive terrain. East of Siberia, no lifts exist, except for the POMA Lift #22.Read More»
What makes Blue Sky Basin Legendary? For those who haven’t experienced Blue Sky Basin yet, what are you waiting for? A guest & locals favorite, Blue Sky Basin provides a skiing experience like nothing else on Vail Mountain. It is where you will truly find nature, where you will feel small on our huge mountain.Read More»
What makes Game Creek Bowl Legendary? Game Creek bowl is the easiest to access of Vail’s 7 Back Bowls & provides 200+ acres terrain for all ability levels! From wide sweeping green trails, to advanced gladed terrain, Game Creek Bowl truly has something for everyone.Read More»